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In September 2015, I joined colleagues from around the country on a delegation to the occupied Palestinian territories to meet with farmers, business people, politicians, and activists, in order to...
later that night i held an atlas in my lap ran my fingers across the whole world and whispered where does it hurt? it answered everywhere everywhere everywhere  -Warsan Shire Symptoms 128 or more...
Tabitha Mustafa joined AFSC’s Peace by Piece (PxP) program in New Orleans in June 2015. Tabitha graduated from Tulane University in May 2014 with a degree in Spanish and Latin American Studies....
I asked several staff members to write reflections on what it's like to live in Jerusalem right now. Ilona offered this reflection to add to those of her co-workers...
On November 6th The Wall Street Journal published an Op-Ed entitled "The Quakers, No Friends of Israel" written...
There was a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed mis-characterizing AFSC's position regarding boycotts, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) in the Palestine-Israel context. This piece provides a bit of...
Learning from lives that inspire Let Your Life Speak is a project of AFSC Friends Relations. Quakers have an incredible history and legacy of action and service work, and that work continues to be...
Crystal Gonzalez is the Director of AFSC’s Roots for Peace Program in Los Angeles. Prior to joining AFSC in 2010 she had 10 years of experience as...
“There is no problem with immigration. Immigration is not the problem. People move. People have always moved. The problem is policies that criminalize our immigrant brothers and sisters. The problem...
The escalation of violence and tension in Jerusalem and the long term inequities, oppression and dispossession of Palestinians under occupation inspires Mati Gomis-Perez, AFSC's Israel-Palestine...
The occupation and increased restrictions and attacks on Palestinians is causing enormous tension in Jerusalem in recent weeks. I asked two co-workers who work in Jerusalem to talk about what it’s...
Jennifer Bing co-led a delegation of AFSC staff to Israel and the Palestinian territories last month. Philip Weiss interviewed her soon after she returned. This piece was originally published on...
In September 2015, Pedro joined AFSC colleagues from around the country on a delegation to the Occupied Palestinian Territories to meet with farmers, business people, politicians, and activists, in...
"All that you touch, you change. All that you change, changes you. The only lasting truth is change. … As wind, as water, as fire, as life, God is change."  - Octavia Butler Two weeks ago I saw a...
The number of dead and injured in Israel and the Palestinian terrorites continues to grow in recent weeks. The violence is the result of brutal force used to maintain the occupation. In this piece...

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